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White Elephant

146 Hazelwood Dr, South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-8341
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Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
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11 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
Chesapeake, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I love Thai food!!! and had some of the worse Panang Beef Curry here. The meat i swear was pot roast beef, it was fatty and tasted like pot roast. The portion of rice to curry was horrible, there was only enough curry to cover half of the rice. The Tom Gai soup was good. I will not go back... More

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Campinas, SP
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Terrible services. Dark environment. Waiter does not speak good English - at least not enough to provide a good service. Expensive. I've order a steak that was not really good... It seems an old restaurant.

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Cupertino, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

FOOD: The food here was fairly decent. But I'm not sure that it's exceptional enough to command the inflated price. We enjoyed the red curry and spicy duck but were underwhelmed by the skimpy meat-to-veggie ratio. Also, the Tom Yom soup, though satisfactory overall, was a tad under seasoned. SERVICE: The service was top-notch. Our waitress was very upbeat, helpful,... More

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Federal Way, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Found this place by a different name when looking for a place for lunch. Anyway the Thai food was good and the atmosphere was like being in Thailand. So I give this place a thumbs up for lunch.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We were visiting the SF Bay area and wanted Thai food. We found really good Thai food at the White Elephant. The glass noodle salad was super good, pad thai yummy, and the ginger garlic black mushroom veggie dish was nicely done. Great staff. Love small personal eateries like this one. Would definitely return.

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Chino Hills, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Very yummy Thai food. A little hole in the wall with slow service, but the food is definitely worth the wait. The stuffed eggplant is amazing. The yellow and green curries were among the best I've had (and I'm a green curry snob). The Pad See Eew tasted like it does everywhere else, so order something more interesting. Soup was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012 via mobile

Love this place. Great staff and great food. One of our favorite restaurants

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South San Francisco, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Try the many different dishes here. I liked what i got. The atmosphere is cozy, and it's a tight place, but the food is goon. For an experienced person, the Pad Thai could have been better, otherwise, everything is good!

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Palo Alto, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We found this tiny Thai restaurant and decided to give it a try on Saturday evening The place had maybe 10+ tables and they were full the evening we visited. But we quickly got a table from a couple that were just leaving. The food was very good and the people were so friendly. Just like the Thai people you... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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132 reviews 132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

I stumbled upon this place upon asking a coworker for a recommendation. The place is fantastic. My spring rolls were fresh; my ginger chicken was the perfect blend of flavor and spice.

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